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Tim Burton
Timothy Walter "Tim" Burton (/ˈbɜːrtən/; born August 25, 1958) is an American film director, producer, artist, writer and animator. He is known for his dark, gothic and quirky fantasy films such as Beetlejuice (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), the animated musical The Nightmare Before Christmas... show more



Timothy Walter "Tim" Burton (/ˈbɜːrtən/; born August 25, 1958) is an American film director, producer, artist, writer and animator. He is known for his dark, gothic and quirky fantasy films such as Beetlejuice (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990), the animated musical The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), the biographical film Ed Wood (1994), the horror fantasy Sleepy Hollow (1999), and later efforts such as Corpse Bride (2005), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Dark Shadows (2012) and Frankenweenie (2012). He is also known for blockbusters such as the adventure comedy Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), the superhero films Batman (1989) and its first sequel Batman Returns (1992), the sci-fi film Planet of the Apes (2001), the musical adventure film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) and the fantasy film Alice in Wonderland (2010), which garnered a worldwide gross of over $1 billion.Burton has worked repeatedly with Johnny Depp, who has become a close friend of Burton since their first film together. He has also worked with musician Danny Elfman, who has composed scores for all but two of the films Burton has directed. Actress Helena Bonham Carter, Burton's former domestic partner, has appeared in many of his films. He also wrote and illustrated the poetry book The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories, published in 1997 by Faber and Faber, and a compilation of his drawings, sketches and other artwork, entitled The Art of Tim Burton, was released in 2009. A follow-up to The Art of Tim Burton, entitled The Napkin Art of Tim Burton: Things You Think About in a Bar, containing sketches made by Burton in napkins at bars and restaurants he occasionally visits, was released in 2015. Both compilations were published by Steeles Publishing.Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Photo by Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

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Birth date: August 25, 1958
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Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it 4 months ago
Ever since I knew of its existence, I’ve wanted to read Tim Burton’s The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories. Unfortunately, my library doesn't own a copy so I had to order it through Interlibrary Loan. Of course, after all of that effort it was a bit of a letdown to discover that it was ...
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it 2 years ago
Title: Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before ChristmasAuthor: Jun Asuka (Original Script by Tim Burton)Artist: Jun Asuka Genre: Horror / Adventure / Romance / Halloween / Christmas / Adaptation Year Published: 2004Year Read: 2017 Publisher: TokyopopSource: eARC (NetGalley and Edelweiss)Content Rating...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: winter-20142015, amusing, art-forms, author-love, casual-violence, doo-lally, foxtrotted-uniform, hippy-dippy-trippy-trash, paper-read, poetry, published-1993 Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Melki Read on January 12, 2015 Description: From breathtaking stop-action animation to bitters...
Nicole Reads
Nicole Reads rated it 5 years ago
Wow. That was one very bizarre collection of poetry that has more sexual references than I could've imagined. Also super creepy, no matter how captivating the illustrations look. I will confess I'm not the biggest Tim Burton fan. Maybe because Edward Scissorhands destroyed me and I have never been...
mashahsam
mashahsam rated it 6 years ago
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